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Black Tiger

| 1987

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Units produced: Capcom
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Mono
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MAME folder name: blktiger

Display: raster 256x224 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver blktiger.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 1024; Savestate: supported

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Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.

LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)

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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip

Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Black Tiger (c) 1987 Capcom.

Export release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Black Dragon".


Black Tiger was released in August 1987 outside Japan. It is known in Japan as "Black Dragon".

Although they are similar in nature, there are also significant differences between the export version, Black Tiger, and the original version, Black Dragon. Globally, the export version is an easier game. Below are some of the more apparent differences found in these Export versions:
* Items less expensive.
* Less pitfalls (rocks).
* Less and easiest enemies.
* Bosses easiest.
* Points given by the Red Dragon, Red Demon Warrior, and Black Dragon are differents (see scoring section).
* The bonuses are changed (different value and position).
* The secret item locations are the same but the symbols for them are different.

A bootleg of this game was released by Dragon with the same name.

Isiah Johnson holds the official record for this game with 2344150 points on May 31, 2008.


Scoring is exactly the same as in the original Japanese version except for the following bosses :
Dragon (red): 10,000 points
Demon Warrior (red): 150,000 points
Dragon (black): 10,000 points.


This is a list of ports released outside Japan. To see Japanese ports, please see the original Japanese version entry; "Black Dragon".

* Consoles :
Nintendo NES [Unreleased Prototype]
Microsoft XBOX [US] (November 24, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2"
Sony PlayStation 2 [US] (November 24, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 [Model SLUS-21473]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [AU] (April 11, 2007) "Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 [Model SLES-54561]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [EU] (April 13, 2007) "Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 [Model SLES-54561]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] [EU] [AU] (January 21, 2011)
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] [US] (January 24, 2011)
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] [US] (February 19, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: Game Pack 1 [DLC]"
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] [EU] (February 20, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] [US] (February 20, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: Game Pack 1 [DLC]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] [EU] (February 20, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] [AU] (February 21, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet"
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] [US] (May 21, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: All-In-One Pack [DLC]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] [US] (May 22, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: All-In-One Pack [DLC]"

* Handhelds :
Sony PSP [US] (March 22, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Remixed [Model ULUS-10097]"
Sony PSP [EU] (July 21, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Remixed [Model ULES-00347]"

* Computers :
Commodore C64 [US] [EU] (1988)
Amstrad CPC [EU] (1989)
Atari ST [EU] (1989)
Commodore Amiga [US] (1990)
Sinclair ZX Spectrum [EU] (1990)


Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=267&o=2

Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 F3A0 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives
00000000 F3B1 0000003B FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00000000 F3AD 00000006 FFFFFFFF Infinite Shield
00000000 F3A8 000000FF FFFFFFFF Infinite Money
00000000 F3B0 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Potions
00000000 F3AB 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Keys
00000000 E905 00000001 FFFFFFFF Invincibility Falling down holes kills!
00010000 F424 0000000F FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/2)
00000000 F3AC 00000004 FFFFFFFF Always have the Best weapon
00000301 F3A1 00000007 FFFFFFFF Select current level
00000303 F3A1 00000007 FFFFFFFF Select next level

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file